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Minister Daly launches Mental Health Reform e-mental health report

The Minister of State for Mental Health, Jim Daly TD has today launched the eMental Health: State of the Art report. Welcoming today’s report launch he said, ‘As the Minister with responsibility for mental health, events like this gives me an opportunity to see new and innovative ways that technology can be utilised beneficially for


Opening Statements to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health

Statement to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health by Jim Breslin, Secretary General, Department of Health 16 May 2017 I would like to thank the Committee for the opportunity for myself and Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Health to meet with you this morning and to share some opening remarks.


Appointments to the Social Care Workers Registration Board

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD has re-appointed the following members of the Social Care Workers Registration Board.  These appointments are for a three year period from 12 April 2018 to 11 April 2021. Dr. Catherine Carty Dr. Carty began working as a social care worker in 1984, qualifying from DIT in 1988. Since